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Recommended update for linuxrc


(Last modified: 05DEC2005)

solutions Recommended update for linuxrc SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (93c4dd2dff519b4166e8d46f571c2770)

Applies to

Package: linuxrc
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-10576
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using linuxrc should update.



Problem description

  • Adds support for Zenworks (#117734) and propagates information about broken modules to YaST (#97540, #97655).
  • Fixes floppy detection in module loading dialog (#55566, #64391).
  • Ensure there's no servicepack.tar.gz in network installs (#117099).
  • Mount nfs volumes with 'nolock' (#121820).
  • Fixed bug in inst-sys linking code (#120368).


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh linuxrc.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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